Travel Restrictions Entering Barbados from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Barbados from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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2x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
1,292.48
Increased by-247.77
at 5/20/2022
Vaccinated
56.38%
Increased by0.07%
at 5/19/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Barbados.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Barbados. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Barbados. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

All travelers, including travelers in transit who exit the airport, must have a negative rapid COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result from a test taken a maximum of 1 day before arrival or a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result from a test taken a maximum of 3 days before arrival. The test must be taken at an accredited lab and must be from a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample, or both. LAMP, antibody tests, self-administered tests, and home kits are not accepted for travel to Barbados.

Travelers should upload their results vis BIMSafe App or online at travelform.gov.bb and travel with a copy of their test results clearly showing the date the test was taken.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5 unless they are symptomatic or any member of the travel party has a positive test result;
  • Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 within the previous 3 months whose pre-flight test is still positive, must have a letter from a medical practitioner with lab test results indicating the date of diagnosis and recovery. These travelers may be required to complete an assessment at one of the isolation facilities for 48 hours before being released from quarantine.
  • Travelers in transit who do not leave the airport.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
  • A Antigen Test Up To 1 day Before Arrival
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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Description

Travelers must complete an online form which is available 72 hours before arrival and should be submitted at least 24 hours before departure to Barbados. Once all required steps are completed travelers will receive a bar code via email. The bar code must be presented in printed or digital form on arrival.

If travelers experience technical difficulties when completing the form, it may be completed upon arrival in Barbados.

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Recommended

Recommended contact-tracing app

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Description

Travelers are recommended to download the BIM safe app to complete their immigration form, upload their negative COVID-19 test results or proof of vaccination, and monitor their health for 7 days on arrival.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Barbados

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Description

Vaccinated travelers must present a vaccination certificate showing that at least 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of the vaccine.

Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V, and Novavax.

Travelers who have mixed vaccine regimens will be considered fully vaccinated.

Travelers are recommended to pre-submit their vaccine certificates for approval. Those who are unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test on arrival may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers may be randomly selected by health officials to take a COVID-19 rapid antigen test on arrival.

No quarantine is required for travelers as they await the results of their COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken on arrival.

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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers who have their valid negative COVID-19 test and vaccination certificate validated and receive clearance on arrival are not required to quarantine.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers must wear masks in the airport, on public transportation, and in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Barbados.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
1,292.48
Increased by-247.77
at 5/20/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
27.14%
Increased by-5.80%
at 5/17/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
56.38%
Increased by0.07%
at 5/19/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
162,196
Increased by202
at 5/19/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.07
Increased by-0.01
at 5/17/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Temperature checks and contact details may be required to access some establishments. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Barbados can be found at https://gisbarbados.gov.b...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are mostly open as usual with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are mostly open as usual with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open at reduced capacity for vaccinated or recently tested customers.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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